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and the united states, the governor of libya, how pained they are about this is much more reflective of the sentiment toward the united states. than heavily armed mob sters. >> that's the case in libya. but not the case in egypt. president obama was asked about the relationship we jipt on wednesday and this is what he said. >> i don't think that we would consider them an ally, but we don't consider them an enemy. they're a new government trying to find its way. >> the united states has sent billions of dollars of u.s. taxpayer money to egypt over the last few decades and by definition as you know, according to the state department, egypt is a major non-nato ally of the united states. why would president obama say that egypt is not an ally. >> the president has been very clear. everybody has understand, that relationship remains the same and the president wasn't signaling any change in the nature of our relationship. obviously, the president had a conversation with president morsi. it's the responsibility of the egyptian government, of as a host, to protect facilities including our ow
of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. [ cheers and applause ] >> that smile on her face, and we have a camera, our own special camera, watching behind the podium. look what happened. she's going off stage, and there waiting for her is her astronaut husband. there he is, mark kelly, former commander and astronaut. what a hug that was. you know, i had a chance to meet with them earlier today because i spent time with her earlier. i think everyone could see, how hard she's been working, how much stronger she is. >> there was so much determination in her face and so much joy when she finished. giving a lot of joy to this crowd, firing them up right now, much like michele obama did two nights ago, president clinton last night, as character witnesses for barack obama, bringing them inside the white house. bailing out the auto companies and here's account he summed that up. >> ladies and gentlemen, i'm here to tell you, but i think you already know, that i watch it up close. bravery resides in
. diplomats who gave their lives representing the united states of america. >> all over the world, every day, america's diplomats and development experts risk their lives, because they believe that the united states must be a force for peace and progress in the world. >> reporter: jonathan karl, abc news, washington. >>> now for the bigger picture we turn to abc's global affairs anchor, christiane amanpour, who reported from this region for years, was on the frontlines for us for years during the arab spring. what have you heard about whether this is al queda, a different kind of al qaeda affiliate at all? >> clearly intelligence and security forces are looking into that. we don't know and i've been cautioned not to say it is al qaeda yet. they're still looking for exactly who is responsible. >> and today we were struck by something secretary of state clinton said. i think a lot of americans have been saying the same thing. how could this happen? she posed this question, in a country we helped liberate? what does this say now about americans in this region? >> i can imagine so many americans
. and a conservative america. there is the united states of america. >> obama gave the speech, the keynote, 2004, four years later, he's president. does this lie ahead for julian castro? >> he lived in illinois. i live in texas. it's one of the reddest states in the whole nation. >> reporter: there are ghosts in this convention center for anyone delivering the keynote. ghosts of surgery,ful and unsuccessful keynotes gone by. >> my fellow democrats. >> reporter: in 1988, the keynote by bill clinton at the dnc was widely jeered and almost derailed his career. and yet, four years later, clinton was elected president. but there are plenty of speakers no one remembers. julian castro feels the pressure. why did obama pick you? >> i think that he and i see eye to eye on a lot of issues. i also think it's another signifier of the significance of h himself pan hispanics. >> reporter: his mother immigrated to the country, his brother joaquin is now running for congress. he's expected to win. tonight, he introduced julian. >> ours is a nation like no other. a place where great journeys can be made in a single ge
nomination for president of the united states. [ cheering and applause [ >> reporter: president obama said he wants to restore the values that built america. >> the president: the largest middle class and strongest economy the world has ever known. >> reporter: and characterized the republican plan as the same prescription they've had for 30 years. >> the president: feel a cold coming on, take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations and call us in the morning. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: he cautioned some in his party not to depend on government to solve every problem and lit into republicans for believing government is the problem. >> the president: any more than our welfare recipients or corporations, or unions or immigrants, or gays or any other group we are told to blame for our troubles. >> reporter: on foreign policy he listed his successes including the death of bin laden and jocked about mitt romney's lack of experience. >> the president: you might not be ready for diplomacy with bayning -- with beijing if you can visit the olympics without insulting our closest ally. >> r
from the united states. what's your red line with iran? >> my red line is iran may not have a nuclear weapon. iran is a nuclear nation, is unacceptable to the united states of america. >> president obama said exactly the same thing. he said it's unacceptable for iran to have a nuclear weapon. your red line is the same as his. >> i laid out what i would do to keep iran from reaching that red line. i said that crippling sanctions needed to be put in place immediately. that combined with standing up with iranian dissidents. the president was silent when dissidents took to the streets of tehran, the president was silent. in addition, i think ahmadinejad should have been indicted for incitation to genocide. >> but your red line going forward is the same? >> yes, and recognize that when one says that it's unacceptable to the united states of america, that that means what it says. >> you mentioned president obama's likability. we had a poll question this week, asking who would you rather have dinner with. right now, president obama is beating you by about 19 points on that. try and convince
>>> good morning and welcome to "this week." >>> the president of the united states. >> obama on offense. >> the path we offer may be harder but it leads to a better place and i'm asking you to choose that future. >> the president and his party make their pitch. >> we believe that we're all in this together is a far better philosophy than you're on your own. >> ask osama bin laden if he's better off now than he was four years ago? >> this man has soul in his heart, has compassion in his heart and a spine of steel. >> did obama convince voters that he deserves to be rehired? with less than two months to go, what will define the final sprint and break this election deadlock? >> we'll ask our headliner, congressman paul ryan. >> we'll win this debate. >>> plus, newark mayor cory booker and tea party favorite rand paul join our powerhouse roundtable with george will, cokie roberts and paul krugman. >>> hello again. the conventions are done. debates are coming. new polls show a bit of a bounce for the democrats. but friday's mediocre's jobs report may be camp that down. >> when our
of the united states. >> now to christiane amanpour. i spoke to her earlier. >> he's been described in california real estate. he describes himself as an israeli. he's talked publicly since going into hiding. he says islam is a cancer. he said this was a deliberately provocative film to show that muhammad is a fraud. the film showed him as a pedophile, a womanizer, a thug. it basically denigrated him. you can't cry fire in a crowded theater. so now, one has to really try to figure out the extremists in this country and the extremists out there, who is using this and whipping up hatred. >> one of the things we're seeing now is the consequences of more freedom in the middle east. >> yes, more freedom. i have spoke on the the prime minister of egypt and the new leader of libya. they want good relations with the united states. while this film was kind of hidden in the internet until it got an arabic subtitle and sound track, then it back popular. local imams whipped up fervor. >> the current regimes don't have the control. >> they do and they don't. in egypt, there's a military, a polic
chairwoman, delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: still, you couldn't help but think what a difference four years have made. he's so much grayer now, the toll the presidency takes, that youthful aura that still clung to barack obama in 2008, has been burned away by the searing pressures of power. so he spoke tonight as a man of hard and sometimes bitter experience, of survival. >> i recognize that times have changed since i first spoke to this convention. times have changed and so have i. i'm no longer just a candidate. i'm the president. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: this was a political party that will need every once of effort to re-elect president obama. that's why you saw former congresswoman gabby giffords unite this hall in tears and cheers as she recited the pledge of allegiance. >> reporter: and that's why vice president joe biden went all out too. >> we can now proudly say what you've heard me say the last six months. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. [ cheers and applause ] >> repor
by a movie made by a california filmmaker. security is being beefed up at united states missions around the world. >> reporter: right now u.s. officials say the pentagon is moving two warships to the libyan coast they carry tomahawk missiles but do not have a specific mission but they give commanders flexibility to respond to any mission ordered by the president. also right now, new video in yemen, protesters have stormed the entrance of the united states embassy there and have burned an american flag. they have made it past the outer security wall inside to the main gate you see there. at this point it does not appear they've breached the embassy building. it was a violent protest in libya that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens. last night the fraternity at uc berkeley of which he was a member held a candlelight vigil in his honor. we were able to talk with stevens' stepfather by phone. >> there's no one in the english-speaking world that is more sympathetic to the arab cause and the arab culture than chris. tragic irony that some crazy fringe element of that culture should murder h
and democrats loved this moment. the 42nd president of the united states seized his prime time slot, burning joe biden into tomorrow, so that he, the man from hope, the comeback kid, bubba, whatever, he would be the one to formally nominate barack obama as the 44th president. >> i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. and i proudly nominate him to be the standard-bearer of the democratic party. >> reporter: clinton held the delegates spellbound with that rare gift of his, speechmaking that is explanatory, down to earth and partisan. all at once. >> since 1961, our private economy has produced 66 million private sector jobs. so, what's the job score? republicans, 24 million. democrats, 42. >> reporter: praising what he sees as obama's willingness to work with his opponents, clinton demonstrated that light, deft touch that seeps lost in these times. >> president obama appointed several members of his cabinet even though they supported hillary in the primary. heck, he even appointed hillary. >> reporter: he made that argument by taking us all back to the future, recalling
's expected to declare anti-american rain and riots among muslims will never force the united states to backtrack on diplomacy. there's little doubt the campaign will hang heavily over his speech. >> mitt romney is in new york set to address the clinton global initiative's annual gathering. romney continues to hammer the president's handling of foreign policy. >>> president obama and first lady are special guests on the view this morning in the interview taped yesterday barbara walters asked if mrs. obama might one day run for the presidency. >> she should run for office but says she doesn't want to. [ applause ] >> the president: look, michelle would be terrific, but temperamentally, i just don't think that -- >> it is absolutely true. it takes a lot of patience to be the president of the united states. and i'm not that patient. >> i think the president just dodged a bullet. you can watch the president and mrs. obama on the view this morning at 10. >> that's the response publicly. >>> if you missed monday night football last night on espn you missed the call that has fans and most o
antonio willing, to the united states congress. my family story isn't special. what is special is the america that makes our story possible. ours is a nation like no other, a place where great journeys can be made in a single generation, no matter who you are or where you come from, the past is always forward. america didn't become the land of opportunity by accident. my grandmother's generation and generations before, always saw beyond the horizons of their own lives and their own circumstances, they believe that opportunity created today would lead to prosperity tomorrow. that's the country they envisioned and that's the country they helped build. the roads and bridges they built, the schools and universities they created, the rights they fought for and won. these open the doors to a decent job, a secure retirement, a chance for your children to do better than you did, and that's the middle class, the engine of our economic growth. with hard work, everybody ought to be able to get there, and with hard work, everybody ought to be able to stay there. and go beyond. the dream of
gad gad gad. >> since our founding the united states has been a state to respect all states but there is no justification for this senseless violence. >> the president joined soth clinton in meeting with the state department employees, some worked with the victims. mr. ob yaum and secretary clinton signed a book of condolences at the state department. >> how could this happen in a country we helped liberate in a city we helped save from destruction? this was an attack by a small and savage group. not the people or government of libya. >> attack in libya after crowds stormed the u.s. embassy in cairo, the egyptian mobs believe that movie insults islam. >> republican presidential candidate mitt romney criticized mr. ob yaum's response to anti-american protests throughout the muslim world. >> a terrible course for america to stand in in apology for our values that instead when our grounds are being attacked, and being breeched, that the first response of the united states must be outrage at the breech of the sovereignty of our nation. >> president obama announced he's ordered i
minister, who is determined to show he's cooperating with the united states. he says more arrests will follow. meanwhile, two u.s. destroyers have been positioned off the coast of libya and an elite team of 50 u.s. marines has arrived here in tripoli to guard the u.s. embassy and to assess security. nonessential personnel have been evacuated to germany. the mood here on the streets, calm but tense. people here coming up to us, and saying, please tell the people in america we are so sorry. now, let's turn to my colleague, martha raddatz, with more on what we are learning about security that night. >> reporter: jeffrey, this new view of the consulate where that five-hour attack raged shows few signs of security before the attack. the small guard shack, just inside the compound, easily breached. cutting a clear path to the main building where two americans were killed. two others were killed in the house used as a safe haven, including at least one former navy s.e.a.l. >> we did evaluate the threat stream and we determined that the security at benghazi was appropriate for what we kne
in the united states or overseas, connected with muslim that's gets translated into a greater degree of harassment. >> and in concord, christians are denouncing the film which denegrates islam, putting the spotlight on this little-known egyptian community. >> there is a report of two bodies in an east bay motel appears to be a murder suicide. investigators went to the easy 8 motel. >> police aren't giving many details but tell us there were two bodies found inside of a motel room. they do not believe anyone else was in danger and was involved in these death autos they want to talk to a man who owns a white car that was parked outside. >> a school damaged by a fire plans to reopen next week. this blaze broke out in a unit housing administrative offices. clean up continued and authorities say the fire was caused by a short circuit. and there are damage estimates into $400,000 range. >> three sus spishus fires broke out around midnight. the largest started in a tree fire spreading to a strip mall and there are two smaller areas were quickly contained and no major damage reported. this m
accept your nomination for president of the united states. [applause]. >> tonight barack obama delivers an im passioned defense of his presidency on this final night of the democratic national convention. good evening i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. president obama tonight outlined his path for the country going forward. he acknowledged the economic challenge but vow the problems can be solved. mark matthewfás is in charlotte tonight with the president speech and reaction from bay area delegat delegate. >>reporter: the president said in november voters will have a choice not just between candidates or parties but between fundamentally different paths for the country. >> madam chair woman, delegate delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. [applause]. >> president obama said he wants to restoret( the value tht built america. >> largest middle class and strongest economy the world has ever known. [applause]. >>reporter: characterizes the republican plan as the same prescription they have had for 30 years. >> feel a cold come on, take 2 tax cuts,
greatful gl and thankful to the south san francisco and alameda police departments, united states coasu guard, fbi, and the media for their hard work and diligence. she says both kids are doing great. >>> police in pittsburg are piecing together clues in the murder of an 18-year-old who was killed just as he was about to tape a video. >> to his friends, the 18-year-old musician was known as mac day. >> this is a video he filmed with his friends this summer. his real name is devon george. he was shot to death at buoy can knack park in pittsburg. his family is struggling to understand. >> he is a well-behaved kid. he just has a lot of love in him. and sad thing about it, his little brothers and sisters were there when this all unfolded. reporter: police say devon and five other people were about to begin filming at thewhenark. when two other people walked up to them and an argument broke out. investigators say devon's group started running. george was shot in the back. this happened in broad daylight and investigators have two suspects they're looking for. there are surveillance cameras a
for president of the united states. [applause]. >> tonight barack obama delivers an im passioned defense of his presidency on this final night of the democratic national convention. good evening i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. president obama tonight outlined his path for the country going forward. he acknowledged the economic challenge but vow the problems can be solved. mark matthewfás is in charlotte tonight with the president speech and reaction from bay area delegat delegate. >>reporter: the president said in november voters will have a choice not just between parties but between fundamentally different paths for the country. >> madam chair woman, delegate delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. [applause]. >> president obama said he wants to restoret( the value tht built america. >> largest middle class and strongest economy the world has ever known. [applause]. >>reporter: characterizes the republican plan as the same prescription they have had for 30 years. >> feel a cold come on, take 2 tax cuts, roll back some regulations and call us in the
if the united states, this time of year, an election year, is ready to sort of draw that line and stand with israel. >> exactly. >> at this point. >> yeah. and i don't know that necessarily agreeing to bomb iran doesn't mean they're not necessarily standing with israel. but you're right -- at this point, i don't think anything dramatic like that happens before before. >> that's what i mean. to -- >> before november. >> stand with israel on drawing the red line right now. because, the election is, is a month away. >> we shall see. >> we shall see. >>> the filcmaker behind the anti-muslim movie that sparked violent protests across the arab world has been arrested in california. a federal judge ordered nakoula basseley nakoula detained saying he is a flight risk. officials say he had eight probation violations stemming from a 2010 check fraud conviction. prosecutors say he'll likely be placed in protective custody. >>> and it was back to business for the real nfl refs last night as they returned from their lockout to officiate the browns/ravens game in baltimore. ch
nomination for president of the united states. [ cheering and applause ] >> in address the president finished by telling americans they are the hope and the change in this election. he will be back on the campaign trail today last night's speech characterized the republican plan to rollback regulations and to cut taxes -- he cautioned some in his party to not depend on government to solve every problem and republicans who blame government as the major cause for the country's troubles. >> the president: we draw strength from our victories and we learn from our mistakes, but we keep our eye fixed on that distant horizon knowing providence is and that we are blessed to be citizens of the greatest nation on earth! [ cheering and applause ] >> democrats hope the president's message will resonate with voters knowing they most likely will not get much of a convention bounce in the tight race especially after the jobs numbers this morning. >>> he gave us a lot of hope that it is we the people who have brought us this far. >> he was the president of the united states speaking with the passion from his
san francisco and alameda police departments, united states coast guard, fbi, and the media for their hard work and diligence. she says both kids are doing great. >>> police in pittsburg are piecing together clues in the murder of an 18-year-old who was killed just as he was about to tape a video. >> to his friends, the 18-year-old musician was known as mac day. >> this is a video he filmed with his friends this summer. his real name is devon george. he was shot to death at buoy can knack park in pittsburg. his family is struggling to understand. >> he is a well-behaved kid. he just has a lot of love in him. and sad thing about it, his little brothers and sisters were there when this all unfolded. reporter: police say devon and five other people were about to begin filming at the park. when two other people walked up to them and an argument broke out. investigators say devon's group started running. george was shot in the back. this happened in broad daylight and investigators have two suspects they're looking for. there are surveillance cameras at the park and detectives ar
. >> they first came to the united states in the ships in the great lakes in the mid 19 80s and spread almost everywhere. this is one of the last places where they haven't appeared. >> main water vessels are traveling from lake to lake. >> this is a demonstration program. the county spent 3,000ses today bring this chocolate lab trained to sniff out the mussels on the holes of boats. this would take me 15 minutes that, dog takes about 30 seconds. >> debbie are regards it as a big game he sits down and gets a toy. >> this weekend that did not happen. must have been frustrating for pop eye. >> it's the end of the daichl he loves to swim so. he gets to go for a swim. >> there is no mussels in the lake this weekend. just one, tired, happy, chocolate lab. >> and there are supporters of wiki leaks founder called the system of the armed forces and swedish institute on twitter an unidentified group saying hands off assange. he's been holed up in the british embassy. >> and koit be armageddon versus apple? bruce willis could fight for the right to leave his extended i tunes library to his children when
hendrickson said the kons hit should have been better protected saying tighter security removes the united states from the people in the country where it is located and gives impression the u.s. is remote and not engaged. coming up at 6:00 there is political fallout to the race to the white house. and accusation that's the administration mitt romney says simp tiesed with the attacker autos and milpitas police looking for help finding a suspect in a deadly convenience store robbery. three men running into a 7-11 store and investigators say the man robbed the 67-year-old, then shot him. there is a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction vix in this casement today was the final wednesday search in the effort to find the morgan hill teen sierra lamar. organizers hope the search will be now more focused and hopefully, more productive. she was last seen in march before leaving for school. and fl is a suspect arrested for the murder. >> california's new sweeping pension reforms are now law z los angeles today, governor brown sign aid measure increasing co-pay for new st
in the united states. >> and how the community came together just days after being hit by fire. >> there is heat taking a break. how long, coming up. >> and the big bay area event trying to move there is no better time to get behind the wheel of an electric car. stay with us. >>> an officer involved shooting shut down a neighborhood this morning. and a man claimed to be armed was shot by police at 8:15. nearby elementary school was not affected and the man was arrested and take dwron a local hapt and is recovering from one gunshot wound. >> students in one private school were back in class today and thanks in part to their parents hard work. the building housed a classroom and offices. now, the school lost contact information about the students in a fire. and are urging parents to give them a call. >> i feel excited because there is missing a lot of days of school. i'm happy to be back. everything was okay. this is like a second family. >> and this is again because of the hard work they're up and running. >> and there is at and t teamed up to prove how dangerous texting and driving are. there is
jobs again. >> it's shocking that a candidate that the president of the united states would go behind closed doors and declare to wealthy donors that half of the american voters view themselves as victims. president obama had his own moment caught on tape in a private fund racer, whezor, whe said some cling to their guns in religion. four years later romney explains his own words after the campaign gave them no bounds and the president leading many in the key battleground states. >> as for the person who took that video. he does not work for the obama campaign or democratic party. tonight governor romney stood by the 47% argument. saying people that get help from the government might not like his plan for less government, when he talked about sliver of independent voter, he talked about the ones who voted for president obama before. he actually said many of them love the phrase that he's over his head in talking about president obama. the question is, will they love hearing that phrase said behind closed doors now? >> thanks so much for that report. david will have more tomorrow morni
before "your voice, your vote" the question is this, how does the united states stop iran from getting a nuclear weapon and taunting both of the candidates from the sidelines, the president of iran, mahmoud ahmadinejad is in new york, he's at the united nation. also in just a moment right here, abc's barbara walters will be here because she just spoke with the president and mrs. obama. but first, abc white house correspondent jake tapper at the united nations with what happened there. jake. >> reporter: good evening, diane. today's political back and forth represents the highest of stakes with president obama coming to the united nations meeting with more than 100 world leaders, some of them potential u.s. enemies for the annual meeting of the general assembly. as president obama arrived in new york city today, mitt romney is focused on comments the president made to "60 minutes" about whether the recent events in the muslim world gave mr. obama pause about supporting the arab spring movement. the president said no. >> i'm sure there will be bumps in the road. >> reporter: in pueblo, c
, drinking merlot, and i look across the table, and here's the president of the united states drinking iced tea and chomping on nicorette. ah. >> did you offer him a cigarette? >> oh, i did not. i did not. he -- nor did he ask for one. >> by that time i had quit smoking, but, you know, i was making sure he had an ashtray, you know, you know, he'd had a sip of wine, so i'm feeling fairly optimistic. >> reporter: as days go by, a blizzard of paper between the two, numbers, counternumbers, and then it looks close, a combination of tax cuts and government programs and tax increases. a magic formula. so what happens? well, 12 days before the deadline, the president makes a phone call to boehner asking for still more revenue, $400 billion. was it a question, or was it a demand? it blows the deal sky high, and in the end, it comes down to he said/he said. >> i want to be very emphatic here. at no point did i say, john, take it or leave it. >> his position is he was not saying, i have to have it, he was saying, i want you to consider it. >> oh, no, no, no, no. hold on. no, no, no, no, no. i need $4
, it was personal. >> i was honored to know ambassador chris stevens. chris won friends for the united states in far-flung places. he made those people's hopes his own. during the revolution in libya, he risked his life to help protect the libyan people from a tyrant. >> reporter: she spoke of all those lost when the benghazi consulate was attacked by armed militants. sean smith, the technology specialist, who leaves two young children behind. tyrone woods, a former navy s.e.a.l., the father of three little boys. and his fellow former s.e.a.l., glen doherty, a beloved son and brother. >> we've seen rage and violence directed at american embassies over an awful internet video that we had nothing to do with. it is hard for the american people to make sense of that because it is senseless. >> reporter: but the message of today was not just of grief. it was resolve. >> so we will wipe away our tears, stiffen our spines and face the future undaunted. >> reporter: indeed, the state department is in crisis mode, sending additional security to embassies around the world. david? >> martha, thank you. and mar
the film. >> i made it clear that the united states has a profound respect for people of all faiths. we stand for religious freedom. we reject the denigration of any religion including islam. but there is never any justification for violence. there is no religion that condones the targeting of innocent men and women. there is no excuse for attacks on our embassies an consulates. the united states will never tolerate our efforts to harm fellow americans. >> demonstrations are being held in 31 countries where four people have been killed in the chaos. u.s. troops are on their way to secure embassies in sudan, yemen and libya. due to the circumstances, a question remains, should youtube pull the offensive video clip from their website. >> reporter: in more than 30 countries, rioting and two other embassies are under siege. film has sparked anti-american violence killing and reactions from muslims to northern california. >> it was disrespectful and outrageous. something like this to put out to represent any people. >> they viewed the video and he agrees with the muslim argument for taking i
overseas. >> i made clear the united states has a profound respect for things of all faith. we with stand freedom and de jekt the degrading of any image islam. there is there is no excuse for attacks on our embassies and consulates. so long as i am commander-in-chief the united states will never tolerate efforts to harm our fellow americans. >> president obama repeated his condolences for the families of four americans killed in the libya attack including ambassador christopher stevens. he was raised in piedmont and graduated from uc berkeley in 1982 and college in 1989. >>> they released a new video appealing for calm in the arab world. in the video the national executive director tells viewers ordinary americans and the u.s. government should not be blamed for the religious hatred expressed in the fill. the law says the controversy distracts from more important issues like the struggle from freedom in syria. britain says it has no plans to enter deployment in afghanistan despite the taliban attack on the place where he is stationed. they carried out the attack in helminen providence par
the film. now there is fear there may be backlash here in the united states. abc 7 news has that story from concord. >> for 13 years st. mary and st. nina catholic orthodox church has been part of the concord community. the morning service allowed followers to reflect upon the latest violence in egypt. >> this is very sad. egypt is not now the country it used to be. >> jipt's catholic christians makeup 85% of the people that. community experienced discrimination from religious extremists and now, there are reports linking the infamous antiislamic movie to a koptic christian living in cerritos. >> if we have one cop did something bad it doesn't mean you label the whole church that they're bad. we're not behind this person or this movie. >> father anthony and his church condemned the film, still, they fear there will be a retaliation resulting in violence and persecution against koptic christians. muslims in the by area fear a backlash. they, too, have been critical of the attacks on the u.s. embassy and violence in egypt, libya and in parts of the middle east. and amina from the islamic netw
briefed much earlier than he was. >>> overseas the explosive protests against the united states, the ones citing that anti-islam film seemed to be waning, but there is a new target tonight in france. a satirical magazine added fuel to the fire publishing cartoons mocking the profit mow hphet mu. and tonight, 22 schools and embassy are being closed as a precaution against violence in france. >>> now we head to the gulf, where high stakes car games are under way. the u.s. placed an unmistakable signal to iran. abc's nick schifrin tells about it. he is right there. nick. >> reporter: diane, we're sailing on the nuclear powered uss eisenhower, and we're only about 50 miles from iran. never before has the u.s. flexed so much muscle so close to iran. more jets, ships and nations taking part than ever before. the u.s. has sent two aircraft carriers into this region and each one has more than 40 of these -- these are f-18 fighter that could reach thousands of miles into iranian air space. to give you a sense of how big this buildup is, each of these carriers has more firepower than the entire ira
their lives because they believe that the united states must be a force for peace and progress in the world. >> jonathan karl, abc news, washington. >> certainly seemed like a good man. president obama said the united states flag will fly at half staff until sunset september 16th. >> 52 years old described as gentle, an idealist. couple stories to relate about chris stevens. john mccain says i guarantee you one thing, chris stevens did not want for us to abandon libya. he was living in a hotel room in benghazi under the threat of death every day, mccain said. he was a brave and wonderful man. he was down to earth. they loved him. another story is that he, wrangled a ride on a greek cargo ship and sailed into the rebel stronghold of benghazi. throughout it all -- >> stayed in a hotel. a car bomb in the parking lot. they had to leave the hotel. this guy really was a brave man. >> again, this was his third tour in libya. and the people really loved him and revered him there. >> stay with abc for the latest. as the events in libya unfold. >> we'll have updates on "america this morning" and late
of the united states. two massive wildfires in washington state now merging. thousands of acres are burning. check out the smoke. people have been force today wear masks will. ginger z is tracking the fires this morning. and what do you do if you are a movie star and a governor and your wife confronts you about having a secret love child? of course, you write a book. that's what arnold schwarzenegger is doing this morning, opening up about the mommy his wife confronted hem. and the man who is accused of stocking and threatening a rival little league coach. and that coach's son. all because that son struck out his son. a little complicated. basically it's an allegation this morning that parents involved in sports in long island new york are out of control. we will talk to the father who is accused in this case. and finally, this is tv's biggest night. it's a big night for all of us here at abc, the emmy awards. the emmy party kicks off this morning. we will have a look at the nominees. and the big question, with all the adults nominated from "modern family" who is likely to win and how will
, certainly, in the united states, that i'm aware of. >> reporter: so far, eight people have come down with the hantavirus. three of them have died in states as far flung as california, pennsylvania and west virginia. and there could be more cases as far away as france. the main outbreak traced to the popular curry village campsite, where rhodens burroed into tents. now, a second site. warnings like these went out to 10,000 people who visited curry village since june. late this week, notices went out to an additional 19 visitors at tuolome visitors. 29,000 park visitors in all, all being warned about the hantavirus symptoms. they include fever, fatigue, and chills at first. they give way to coughing, breathing problems as the lungs filled with fluid. >> i had a mouse run across my head. scared me pretty good. >> the only way for someone to contract hantavirus, is to breathe in particles of mouse feces and fluid. >> reporter: it's easy to think the initial symptoms are a common flu. while there's no cure, early detection, as well as supervision, when a life is on the line. >>> new worri
that open new plants and train new workers and create new jobs here in the united states of america. >> reporter: he even threw a few punches at mitt romney over foreign policy. >> you might not be ready for diplomacy with beijing if you can't visit the olympics without insulting our closest ally. >> reporter: vice president joe biden also laid out plenty of attacks, while defending the president. >> this man has courage in his soul, compassion in his heart, and a spine of steel. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> reporter: the night was full of celebrities, performances, and tears, as former congresswoman gabby giffords delivered the pledge of allegiance. >> liberty and justice for all. >> reporter: at the end of the night, the president hit home his same message from 2008. >> if you share that faith with me, if you share that hope with me, i ask you, tonight, for your vote. >> reporter: you can see the party is now over. but the campaign continues. both the obamas and bidens are going to be traveling to new hampshire this afternoon to campaign. and it comes on
in the united states and released on youtube. innocence of muslims it's called. predicts prophet muhammad as a pedophile and womanizer. among that is this guy. pastor terry jones. remember him? for a few tense days two years ago jones banked in a dangerous international controversy he ignited by declaring he would burn a koran. christians would ask what would jesus do. do you think jesus christ would say pastor go burn that holy book? >> absolutely. >> jesus christ would say that? >> absolutely? >> reporter: back then he was disuaded from doing, and he did it anyway and ten people were killed by a rioting mob in afghanistan. >> no matter what that church does if you retaliate we retaliate. i think we should send a message to them. we heed to send a message to radical islam. >> reporter: now jones is promoting this movie as a way to unsalt muslims. he didn't make it. but who did? several actors were dubed that the script they shot contained no hunt of anti-muslim bigotry. the main character was george. and the lines were dubbed after the shoot. >> we were supposed to be playing a film of h
when a mob attacked the united states consulate in benghazi. stevens was raised in piedmont. >>> ambassador stevens' body and those of the other victims will be on their way to a u.s. military base in germany before heading home. a marine anti-terrorist team is on the ground providing security. the ambassador is again many that means here and in washington there's mourning. >> as an lamb an -- as-salaam alaikum. my name is chris stevens. >> the piedmont native spent most of his diplomatic career in the arab world with two tours in libya before he was appointed in may. five months after getting the job his life came to a violent and chaotic end when protesters stormed the embassy in benghazi. >> we condemn in the strongest terms, this senseless act of violence. we send our prayers to the families, friends and colleagues of those we've lost. >> three other americans died in the attack which was patient fully reaction to an online movie made by a california film maker that in s islam and the prophet mohammed. president obama took to the coast garden7laÑu to vow killers would b
in the united states this year in oregon and new mexico. >> and flu season still several month as way but vaccine season is already here. and san francisco is gearing up for a public vaccination on september 15th and this is about 200,000 people hospitalized every year. officials say seniors should get vaccines soon and then get a booster. >> there is the death of a little girl as led to the recall of nearly half a million window blinds. >> michael finney has a warning tonight. >> this happened in 2009. tonight a warning to stop using these blinds. the consumer products safety commission announced recall of 450,000 blinds from blind express out of michigan custom made sold from 1995 until last year. the agency says a 2-year-old girl was strangled when getting caught in the loop. the recall affects blinds on cords that do not attach to the floor. and owners of the blinds should order a free repair kit. i've posted information you feed on abc 7 news.com. >> looking for a job or career? one of the fastest growing industries is home health care. the state projects the number of aids will
the united states today, almost fall-like seattle and portland, 60s there, also boston, 70s new york, d.c., chicago great falls, 80s and 90s elsewhere don't see triple digits anywhere today. if you are flying we have flight arrival delays into newark otherwise check out major airports across the lower 48 all in green which means they are on time. the lack of low clouds so far means we may get by without having delays at sfo. we'll keep an eye on it. flight tracker abc7news.com at the bottom. >>> tomorrow is the 11th anniversary of the september 11th, attacks this morning abc news has obtained a bulletin that warns of a lone wolf attack where one person is the attacker. they are not on high alert. within example was may have 2010 when a man tried to blow up a car parked in times square. authorities say these types of taxes are harder to threat. -- types of attacks are harder to track. >>> federal recognition of a link between cancer and 9/11 rescuers at ground zero could come today. announcement expected final step in the process of getting cancers covered by the 9/11 compensation fund.
president of the united states, barack obama. >> reporter: now that democrats have officially nominated the president for a second term, tonight, he must sell voters on his plan for the next four years. but he won't do it at the open-air bank of america stadium. the obama camp is moving his speech indoors to this smaller venue because of possible thunderstorms. and the obama campaign insists this change of venue is not because of lack of enthusiasm. because they say they had to turn away tens of thousands of supporters for tonight. rob and paula, back to you. >> brandi, last night, the former president went chapter and verse, through so many of the talking points we heard in tampa. the bailout, medicare, the debt. point by point. has mitt romney had any response yet to the speech? >> reporter: the romney campaign immediately responded. and they say they believed that clinton was highlighting obama's failures. that clinton drew a stark contrast between himself and the current president. they pointed out that clinton balanced the budget and he worked across the aisle. and he said he left
the united states. the only time i've ever had a break is when i was on maternity leave. i have retired from doing this one thing that i loved. now, i'm going to be able to have the time to explore something different. it's like another chapter. >> announcer: "nightline" continues from new york city with terry moran. >> in the health conscious supersize me era, it's common knowledge that fast food can be bad for your health and your waistline, but today, bad news for those who believe ka lotter ignorance is bliss, as mcdonald's announces that calorie counts are going to be posted on their menus nationwide. so, abc's dan harris decided to hit the golden arches and see how a little menu math might change the way americans chow down. >> reporter: americans spend $100 billion a year on fast food. we consume three burgers a week on average. so, will we start making healthier choices once mcdonald's starts posting how many calories are in its meals, as they've just announced they will do beginning next week? this put us in the mood to do an experiment. step one, i'm going to go in this mcdonald's
. >> reporter: its legion of fans, the president of the united states. >> guiltiest pleasure? >> i suppose it's "sportscenter." and my wife thinks it's a sickness. >> reporter: disease or delight -- 50,000 editions later, it would seem they're both right. for this is "sportscenter." josh elliott, abc news, new york. >> a way of life for so many people. >> love those promos. best promos ever. >>> that's what's making news in
to develop in the higher elevation. first snow of the united states, on pike's peak earlier this week. we have to wait a couple months before we get ours here. show you what is going on. clouds are moving back to the coast. they are starting to open up there. nothing falling on live 7 hd. it's been a quiet week other than mist hanging in the morning hours. 50s around half moon bay and san francisco and oakland and san rafael, everybody else in the 60s. 73 already in gilroy. 57 at monterey, santa cruz starting to see sunshine and low to mid-60s. here is what i think is going to happen. it will be brighter today everywhere and still warm to hot inland neighborhoods. we'll have clouds tonight and cool conditions once again. a cooler push of afternoon temperatures into next week. as far as what is happening today, we'll still have 90s around fairfield and antioch and livermore. a lot of 80s in inland valleys. 70s around the bay. heading out to the coast. pockets of sunshine developing. low to mid 60s into san francisco. temperatures pretty close to where they were yesterday. monterey, 56. 75
united states. there is a meeting here at 5:30 and this program begins october 1. in oakland wayne freedman abc 7 news. >> there is a visual planned for a night clerk shot dead in a robbery last weekend. the 67-year-old was killed when three armed robbers burs into the a store, he was killed by a gunshot. police investigator -- later released images of the suspects. and all three carrying handguns. there are members of the california outdoor heritage alliance say taxpayers swril to pay unexpected fines if bear hunting with bands is banned. several hundred orange clad hunters rallied today against a bill on governor's desk severely restricts of darts to hunt bears and bob cats. opposition being led by a republican candidate he saying fish and game would lose $400,000 a year in lost bear tag license fees and have to pay professional hunters to call the beer population. >> do we need to be paying the government this fish? there are people a productive part of the economy willing to do it on their own and following rules in place. >> there is no word whether the governor will sign this
and they are starting to understand that most of the americans born here are not a threat to the united states. >> they are 1.2 billion in the world. and 99.9% are peaceful. >> also on display the quilt symbolizing the library. >> the bay area 9/11 ceremonies included this one for the passengers and crew killed aboard san francisco-bound flight 93. firefighters in san francisco and san jose pause to remember the first responders. many of them firefighters killed at the world trade center. >>> the san francisco ethics commission formally approved the findings that he committed official misconduct. it was unclear when they suspended -- when the sheriff will find out if he can keep his job. the ethics commission delayed releasing transcripts to the board of supervisors. they will make the final decision to either remove him from office because of the domestic violence plea or reinstate him. the delay will give the commission time to consider a request from mercurimi to postpone the proceedings until after the november election. >>> anticipation is building for the expected launch tomorrow of appl
society of the united states and urged to focus less on animal products and more on a plant-based diet. the high school cafeteria is stocked and ready for its first meatless monday >> we are going to offer all vegetarian, nonmeat items to elevate the nutritional awareness, giving them the opportunity to have better choices and help us address the diversity of the community. >> reporter: today students will be served what is called comfort foods. in addition to a salad bar. the goal is to integrate diverse options like mediterranean foods. she is glad to hear of this new effort by the district. >> i think it is a good idea. they need -- the meat they provide is full of antibiotics and hormones. at home i try to give better quality food. everyday meat is not healthy. >> reporter: out of 1,000 students the cafeteria serves daily, jacob isn't one he's a vegetarian and says up to this point there weren't many options for hill. >> i looked into the affects of the meat we produced and learned that for the amount of meat we produce, the amount of energy it takes us in addition to the fact that
>>> no act of violence will shake the resolve of the united states of america. >> president obama is speaking where a campaign stop turned into a somber remembrance of four americans who were killed in libia. among them u.s. ambassador christopher stevens who grew up in the bay area. i'm larry beil in for dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. the attack on the u.s. consulate seemed well orchestrated and designed to take lives. as many as 20 heavily armed men set fire to that compound trapping the americans inside. they likely died of smoke inhalation. two american destroyers and 50 marines are on the move to libia tonight. all u.s. embassies around the world are on high alert. chris stevens is the first u.s. ambassador killed in the line of duty since 1988. he rushed to the compound to help save others and gave his life in the process. ama dates is live from the cal campus where a vigil took place at stevens fraternity. ama? >> reporter: yes, he was honored because this is where he went to school, and this was his fraternity. i spoke to one of his friends today who actually met
drinking merlot and i look across the table and here's the president of the united states drinking iced tea and chomping on nicorette. >> did you offer him a cigarette? >> oh, i did not. i did not. nor did he ask for one. >> reporter: president obama spoke to woodward in the oval office. >> by that time i quit smoking, but, you know, i was making sure he had an ashtray, you know, you know he'd be having a sip of wine and we could have a good conversation and i permanently think he genuinely wanted to get something done, so i'm feeling fairly optimistic. >> reporter: woodward calls it the merlot and nicorette meetings and initially the two sides inched toward each other and a place they'd never gone before entitlement cuts plus tax increases, but then a single phone call will sink it all. the president says he simply called with the possibility of getting even more taxes. even now the two men disagree on what they heard each other say. >> i want to be very emphatic here. at no point did i say, john, take it or leave it what i said to him was, you have to tell me how many votes do you plan to
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